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Graniforce 1mg Injection

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Composition for Graniforce 1mg Injection

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Primary uses of Graniforce 1mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Graniforce Injection

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Uses of Graniforce Injection

Graniforce 1mg Injection is used in the treatment and prevention of nausea and vomiting.
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Graniforce Injection side effects

Common

Fatigue, Headache, Injection site allergic reaction, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Constipation.

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How to use Graniforce Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Graniforce Injection works

Graniforce 1mg Injection is an antiemetic (anti-nausea medicine). It inhibits the action of serotonin, a chemical messenger that can trigger nausea and vomiting.

In Depth Information on Graniforce Injection

Expert advice for Graniforce Injection

  • Take Graniforce 30 minutes before your food.
  • If you vomit within 30 minutes after taking the Graniforce, take the same amount again. If vomiting continues, check with your doctor.
  • If Graniforce is used for a short duration, for e.g. 6 -10 days, the risk of side-effects is minimal (well-tolerated).
  • You can use oral disintegrating film/strip (medicated strip that dissolves when comes in contact with a wet surface) form of the Graniforce if you are nauseous to swallow a tablet or capsule.
  • If you are using Graniforce in the form of oral disintegrating film/strip:
    • Make sure your hands are dry.
    • Immediately place the film/strip on the top of the tongue.
    • The film/strip will dissolve in seconds and you can swallow it with your saliva.
    • You do not need to drink water or other liquids to swallow the film/strip.
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Graniforce Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Graniforce Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Graniforce 1mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Graniforce 1mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Graniforce 1mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Graniforce 1mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Graniforce 1mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Graniforce 1mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Graniforce 1mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Graniforce Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Graniforce 1mg Injection, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Graniforce Injection

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Graniforce is used to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting due to cancer chemotherapy and radiotherapy
Graniforce works by inhibiting a natural substance (serotonin) in the body that is responsible for causing nausea and vomiting.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Graniforce with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Graniforce with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Graniforce with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon
Graniforce with Codeine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Codeine: Montokuf, Codine Sulphate, Codeine Phosphate, Markodin
Graniforce with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Graniforce with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag
Graniforce with Nalbuphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nalbuphine: Rubuphine, Nalfy, Nacphin, Ruffy
Graniforce with Dextropropoxyphene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dextropropoxyphene: Parvodex
Graniforce with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old
Graniforce with Citalopram
MODERATE
Graniforce with Fluvoxamine
MODERATE
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